Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Longburn freezing works

Longburn freezing works

Head foreman Ian Cruden and by-products manager Keith Rose stand in front of a freezer full of frozen lamb, stacked in such a way that it looks like an abstract art work. This was in 1985, two years before the works closed.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EP/1985/3577/16
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Challenges: 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9495/longburn-freezing-works (accessed 24 March 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015